The Chamber Orchestra of Crafty Guitarists — Special Performance Project and Tour

Date or timeframe: 30-05-2016 / 05-06-2016
City: Minneapolis MN, Madison WI, Chicago IL
Country: United States
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The Chamber Orchestra is open to 30 players who have substantial experience performing in a Guitar Circle context, and fulfill the requirements for attendance listed below.

Those accepted to the project will tour the Upper Midwest:

Thursday, June 2, 2016
8PM (Doors 7PM)
Westwood Lutheran Church
9001 Cedar Lake Rd
St Louis Park, MN 55426
Tickets: $35

Friday, June 3, 2016
8pm (Doors 7PM)
First Unitarian Society of Madison
900 University Bay Drive
Madison, WI 53705
Tickets: $30

Saturday, June 4, 2016
8pm (Doors 7PM)
Harvest Bible Chapel
935 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60610
Tickets: $35

While we wish we could accept everyone to this project, it’s just not feasible due to its nature. If you see yourself as a part of this team, please send in your application as soon as you can.

Arrivals will be to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) on Monday, May 30th. The tour completes in Chicago and the tour bus will continue on to the OCG XIII in Detroit. Departures therefore will be from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) on Sunday, June 12th, unless special arrangements are made to leave on June 5th.

Requirements for attendance:

  • Established Morning Sitting Practice
  • Competence in a range of GC and GCNA repertoire
  • Application and assimilation of Guitar Circle principles over an extended period of time
  • Highly adaptable to touring conditions—life on the road, etc.
  • Experience and practice with The Guitarist Inside
  • Able to reliably and repeatedly play in tune, in time, in tone

Deadline for applications is March 31st. Acceptances will be sent out shortly afterwards. To attend this project and OCG XIII, participants need to apply for each separately.

To apply for this Course, please email your application letter focusing on the following questions:

  1. Who are you? (please list courses and performance projects that you have attended)
  2. Why do you wish to attend?
  3. What is your Aim for the project?

If accepted to attend, you will receive detailed information about tour itinerary, logistics, what you need to bring and other practicalities.

Accommodation costs and transportation during the tour will be covered by tour proceeds.

Participants will be responsible for the cost of their own meals and snacks.

Inquiries, further info and Application Letters:

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